Chicken or Turkey Lettuce Wraps


  • 1 lb. ground chicken or turkey
  • 3-4 oz. chopped water chesnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 rib chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped button mushrooms
  • 1 small jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 tbsp rough chopped pine nuts
  • 1 tsp minced or grated ginger
  • 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp teriyaki stir fry sauce
  • red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper
  • Chinese five spice
  • iceberg, Bibb, or red leaf romaine lettuce leaves (good for folding up)


1. Saute’ the meat in a skillet until cooked, drain excess oil.
2. Add in all veggies, pine nuts, red pepper flakes, pepper, salt and cook for 7-10 minutes until cooked.
3. Stir in the sauces until it coats the mixture.
4. Spoon mixture into lettuce leaves.

Serving: 3-4 lettuce leaves; serves 2-3 people.


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